Tag Archives: Sexism

Sexism in broadcast news

Female journalists have received a lot of backlash for their vocal opinions, particularly in TV reporting. Even when women are fully educated, capable, and deserving of their position, men still feel the need to make them feel less than. Women … Continue reading

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Supermodels and female athletes on the receiving end of sexist media

By Emilee Wentland When journalists report the news, they are supposed to do it in a way that is unbiased. Unfortunately, some reporters have trouble doing this. Many news stories are sexist. Everyone has opinions, but when someone is reporting … Continue reading

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Misogyny in Media: Reporting on Female Politicians

By Kessa Albright “She scares me. I cross my legs every time she talks,” Tucker Carlson, MSNBC political correspondent, infamously said on his show Tucker July 16, 2007. Political leanings aside, anyone can agree that media coverage of Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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Female news anchors endure sexism

Often when we sit down to watch the news we encounter two very different looking people. One of them is a beautiful woman with immaculate hair, makeup and clothes. The other is man that could be fat, skinny, old or young. … Continue reading

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